Dynamic Meditation

Self Control through Karma Yoga

Stress, strain, and anxiety, which lead to the condition of burnout, result in social and emotional distress and pain and unhappiness in the individual. Psychosomatic diseases are also linked to stress. As modem researchers have shown, stress is a product of major life crises (e.g. death or divorce) as well as the minor but constant worries in life. The latter has a cumulative effect in terms of excessive ill health. What is also becoming evident from psychological research is that certain individuals and groups in society are more vulnerable than others given similar situations of stress. Thus, the key to coping with stress lies in the individual's attitude and response. The stressors in the environment- the noise, the pollution, the chaos of city life, will not go away, nor will dwelling on personal problems and worries which lead to mental tension. The more one thinks of a certain ... Detail

Bhakti Yoga in Uttara Kanda

Bhakti Yoga in Uttara Kanda

In Uttara Kanda, the last chapter of Ramacharitamanas, Kaka Bhusundi, the enlightened crow, is explaining to Garuda, the king of birds, the distinction between Jnana and Bhakti. We saw that the lamp of consciousness was lit by buddhi, the higher mind, with the flame of the fire of yoga, thus illumining the heart space so that the knot of spirit and matter could be seen. But as soon as the knot began to unti... Detail
Releasing Suffering

Releasing 3 Suffering

From time immemorial, mankind has searched for a way out of suffering and difficulties in order to find happiness. This is a natural trend present in everyone because none of us want to suffer, none of us want to be in pain and none of us want to face difficulties. We all want to find balance, harmony, peace and happiness. Only the saints face suffering willingly because it is in suffering we remember God m... Detail